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Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and...
Dates: 1848-1883

An epistle of the Council of the Twelve Apostles to the Saints in California under Samuel Brannan

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 468
Scope and Contents

Tells of the status of the Latter-day Saint Church immigrating to Utah and gives advice to the Saints in California.

Dates: 1847 August 7

William Farrer diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1521
Scope and Contents

Contains seven handwritten volumes, plus typescripts which focus on Farrer's Hawaiian Mission, 1850-1854. Volume one contains accounts of his work in the California gold fields prior to his mission call. Volume seven is entirely in the Hawaiian language. Also included are photocopies of typescripts of 71 letters written to and by Farrer when he served in the Hawaiian Islands.

Dates: 1849-1860

James Bassett Jacobson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2640
Scope and Contents

Contains papers covering Jacobson's youth, military experience, college education, careers with Prudential Insurance Company of America and Cal Fed, Inc., service on numerous boards of directors, travel, family life, church service, and personal reflections. Some of the papers are an edited transcript of an oral history interview that was recorded onto tape cassettes.

Dates: approximately 1922-2003

Leo J. Muir papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 313
Overview

Correspondence with Mormon Church leaders and Utah government officials, genealogies, histories, patriarchal blessings, autobiographies, scrapbooks, mementoes, photographs, yearbooks, and publications. The items relate to Muir and his family, his teaching and his business careers, and his work in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1914-1964

Price W. Nelson journal and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3121
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Price W. Nelson. The account is largely retrospective even though much of it is written like diary entries. Also included is a diary to Nelson dated 5 Aug. 1935. Nelson writes about his birth in California in 1855, his journey to Utah in 1857. He also settled in Franklin, Idaho, in 1859 and moved to Logan, Utah, in 1864. He later moved to Glendale, Utah. He lived in numerous other places in Arizona and...
Dates: approximately 1913-1946

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Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1